Ideal Life Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Ideal Life

#1. My worst mistake has been not grasping that time goes by. It was going by and there I was, set in the attitude of the ideal wife of an ideal husband. Instead of bringing our sexual relationship to life again I brooded happily over memories of our former nights together. - Author: Simone De Beauvoir
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#2. Ideal is the one, who knows the self. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#3. The workplace is designed around the male life cycle and there is no allowance for children and family. There's a fragile new cultural ideal - that both the husband and wife work. - Author: Lynn Povich
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#4. Responsibility for the creation of the good world in which the good life may be realized, which the frustrated ages of the past loaded upon the gods, is now being assumed by man. The ideal of this modern drift is the realization of the full joy in living. - Author: Eustace Haydon
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#5. There are a lot of us, some published, some not, who think the literary life is the loveliest one possible, this life of reading and writing and corresponding. We think this life is nearly ideal. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#6. The aim of medicine is to prevent disease and prolong life, the ideal of medicine is to eliminate the need of a physician. - Author: William J. Mayo
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#7. Everything about my teenage life was almost ideal. - Author: Esther Williams
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#8. I'm realistic about it. It's been quite some years since I've worked full-time in that area, so I no longer have any material that bears any relevance to my life or the audience. I'd need to take probably a year off, which I wouldn't be prepared to do, so it's a romantic ideal. - Author: Eric Bana
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#9. In the fullness of artistic life there is, and remains, and will always come back at times, that homesick longing for the truly ideal life that can never come true. - Author: Vincent Van Gogh
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#10. Because I have an ideal to live up to. And I can't fall down in my own eyes! - Author: Avijeet Das
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#11. Beautiful city! so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged by the fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene! ... Her ineffable charm keeps ever calling us to the true goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#12. Perfect life is a contradiction in terms. Therefore we must always expect to find things not up to our highest ideal. Knowing this, we are bound to make the best of everything. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#13. You must know what life is. One can do no good by shutting one's eyes to everything that doesn't square with a shoddy, false ideal. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#14. In Christ we see a maturity of love that flowers in self-sacrifice and forgiveness; a maturity of power that never swerves from the ideal of service; a maturity of goodness that overcomes every temptation, and, of course, we see the ultimate victory of life over death itself. - Author: Vincent Nichols
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#15. The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies, continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience. To stop means simply to die. The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal. - Author: Aleister Crowley
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#16. Veganism gives us all the opportunity to say what we "stand for" in life- the ideal of healthy, humane living. Add decades to your life, with a clear conscience as a bonus. - Author: Donald Watson
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#17. This was how they wished they had been: each was creating an ideal into which he was now fitting his past life. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#18. It is our failure to become our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It's not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound re-invention. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#19. The struggle to live up to an "ideal image" of who we should be in order to feel safe misdirects and depletes our energy. - Author: Henna Inam
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#20. The ideal doctor would be a man endowed with profound knowledge of life and of the soul, intuitively divining any suffering or disorder of whatever kind, and restoring peace by his mere presence. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#21. The ideal is a synthesis of the different cultures that have come to stay in India, that have influenced Indian life, and that, in their turn, have themselves been influenced by the spirit of the soil. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#22. Ah! that is the great thing in life, to live the truth. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#23. Always seek to allow others space to be imperfect. - Author: Alan Downs
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#24. Freedom is the opportunity for right development, for development in accordance with the progressive ideal of life that we have in conscience. - Author: Charles Horton Cooley
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#25. I am firmly convinced that the ideal combination leading to a happy life is to have the time to both fish and read. - Author: Brian Murphy
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#26. For an ideal #life, the body, mind and spirit have to be in perfect balance, and this can only happen if we operate our body from the depth of our awareness. - Author: Gian Kumar
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#27. Once people decide they want you to do something, they don't really care what your qualifications are. However you describe yourself becomes proof that you're the ideal candidate. This is true in journalism, and in life. - Author: Chuck Klosterman
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#28. Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world. - Author: Mary Shelley
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#29. Oh, when I think that I made of a man like you my ideal! the ideal of my life!
There was your mistake. There was your error. The error all women commit. Why can't you women love us, faults and all? - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#30. I respect self-giving and I've tried to lead my life with that as the ideal. But real self-giving is when we take our being, that which is most precious to us, and we throw it into eternity with a total sense of offering. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#31. Now you, as a young person, may have no faith in your country, or in your church, or in your family. But you can still have faith in an ideal. If you have an ideal in front of you, you will never get lost on the journey of life. It is, after all, the journey that matters. - Author: Edward Bloor
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#32. The ideal is the only absolute real; and it must become the real in the individual life as well, however impossible they may count it who never tried it. - Author: George MacDonald
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#33. Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal, which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light. - Author: Franz Liszt
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#34. I live a very secluded life, a very contemplative life and a very meditative one. That is my ideal life. - Author: Alice Walker
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#35. Idealism is an ideal which is based on the idea of someone of the perfect world or the perfect life. An idealist fails to understand the limitation of his idea and believes that the real world can be converted into the world of his idea. - Author: Awdhesh Singh
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#36. We can either own our circumstances and be creative in them, or we can throw up our hands and say, I cannot be held accountable because the conditions are not ideal. - Author: Patti Digh
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#37. I've given my life to the principle and the ideal of memory, and remembrance. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#38. Traditionally the Nude was used to express formulations about life as larger-than-life, as Heroic or Ideal ... The nude is not a 'genre' subject. - Author: Isabel Bishop
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#39. You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideals come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an ideal next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#40. Life is an aspiration. Its mission is to strive after perfection, which is self-realization. The ideal must not be lowered because of our weaknesses or imperfections. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#41. Every ideal comes from us as do all the amenities of life, in order to make our existence as simple reproducers, for which divine Providence solely intended us, less monotonous and less hard. - Author: Guy De Maupassant
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#42. We cannot buy what we need for an ideal life in stores, so we have become habitual shoppers who come up short again and again and therefore have to head back for more. - Author: Dave Bruno
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#43. Perhaps the ideal life is that of the week-end artist, who preserves the integrity of his own aesthetic ideals because of his economic independence ... If his daily grind is hateful he has his weekly solace in art. - Author: Walter J. Phillips
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#44. Suki is the nation's ideal girlfriend, a woman for whom bubbliness is a way of life, verging on a disorder. - Author: David Nicholls
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#45. In the soldier we see the love of country. When you are willing to go onto a battlefield and give your life to defend an ideal ... knowing that you may not live through day. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#46. To marry and have children is the ideal life for a woman. What career could ever be as fine? To give the world splendid men and women-isn't that the noblest thing a woman could possibly do? - Author: Jessie Willcox Smith
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#47. The vision that you glorify in your mind, the ideal that you enthrone in your heart - this you will build your life by, and this you will become. - Author: James Lane Allen
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#48. An intimate friend and a hated enemy have always been indispensable requirements for my emotional life; I have always been able to create them anew, and not infrequently my childish ideal has been so closely approached that friend and enemy coincided in the same person. - Author: Sigmund Freud
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#49. Imagine your ideal future. Visualize yourself as if your life were perfect in every respect. - Author: Brian Tracy
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#50. Play with your ideals and laugh at the limitations of your mundane life. - Author: Miranda J. Barrett
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#51. We were really poor when I was growing up; my parents, both artists, were bohemians. Life was a desperate struggle, but in service of a high ideal, which is exactly what my photographs are about. - Author: Justine Kurland
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#52. Your ideal life is your real life. Be true to yourself and honor your preferences. - Author: Maria Erving
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#53. We are haunted by an ideal life, and it is because we have within us the beginning and the possibility of it. - Author: Phillips Brooks
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#54. Cinderella was the first fairy tale I remember - the one I was most obsessed with because of the gowns and magic and pretty shoes. Yes, her home life was less than ideal - and considering the talking mice and birds, she probably needed serious therapy. - Author: Cindi Madsen
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#55. The effort to create a work of art that is true and potentially lasting, that is the very best work of art you can create at that point in your life - a book that may only reach or move a few people but will seem to those people somehow transformative. That's the ideal; that's always the motivation. - Author: Claire Messud
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#56. The Prime Directive is a nice ideal, but have you noticed it never works in practice? - Author: Una McCormack
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#57. To see beauty is to learn the private language of meaning which is another's life - to recognize and relish what is. beauty must be defined as what we are, or else the concept itself is our enemy. why languish in the shadow of a standard we cannot personify, an ideal we cannot live? - Author: CrimethInc.
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#58. Glamour is a beautiful illusion - the word 'glamour' originally meant a literal magic spell - that promises to transcend ordinary life and make the ideal real. It depends on a special combination of mystery and grace. Too much information breaks the spell. - Author: Virginia Postrel
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#59. When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life is no longer a code, but a character. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#60. When Philosophy with its abstractions paints grey in grey, the freshness and life of youth has gone, the reconciliation is not a reconciliation in the actual, but in the ideal world. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#61. The ideal is that your faith not be rigid and unpliable, but instead that it is capable of being stretched and remolded over time, and that your theological and spiritual life grows deeper and more mature with the passing years. - Author: Adam Hamilton
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#62. Never give up on your dreams. No matter how many people say it's impossible, no matter how difficult your journey is, you can create your ideal life. Your heart's desires can become reality. Make things better now by taking steps every day to get closer to the life you want. And never, ever give up. - Author: Susane Colasanti
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#63. Marriage provides an ideal setting for overcoming any tendency to be selfish or self-centered. I think one of the reasons that we are counseled to get married early in life is to avoid developing inappropriate character traits that are hard to change. - Author: Richard G. Scott
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#64. I think the people who probably have it the best are the people on cable like on 'Entourage', 'the Sopranos', etc. who have 13 episodes per season and breaks to do films and theatre. I think that's the most ideal life. - Author: T. J. Thyne
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#65. A lot of those ideal towns are all starting to look the same, the specifics are starting to disappear. So we need to retain a love for life, a love for one's family, a love for where one's really from. - Author: Jason Mraz
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#66. I have no particular plan in life - and that's something I rather like. Most things that people do seem to me to be rather dull and silly. In my ideal life I'd be left alone to read - Author: Elizabeth Knox
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#67. So often we wait for the climate and conditions in life to be perfect before we feel safe enough to step forward, trust, and be our authentic selves. What we don't realize is that in order to create the ideal climate we are waiting for, we must be authentic first. - Author: Sonia Choquette
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#68. Let us show, not merely in great crises, but in every day of life, qualities of practical intelligence, of hardihood and endurance, and above all, the power of devotion to a lofty ideal. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#69. Life. This morning the sun made me adore it. It had, behind the dripping pine trees, the oriental brightness, orange and crimson, of a living being, a rose and an apple, in the physical and ideal fusion of a true and daily paradise. - Author: Juan Ramon Jimenez
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#70. Life isn't always ideal, not for most people. - Author: Caroline Kepnes
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#71. The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship. - Author: Havelock Ellis
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#72. I don't want to be a great leader; I want to be a man who goes around with a little oil can and when he sees a breakdown, offers his help. To me, the man who does that is greater than any holy man in saffron-colored robes. The mechanic with the oil can: that is my ideal in life. - Author: Baba Amte
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#73. Now take all these qualities together: order, balance, evolution and intelligence. What you have is a description of love. It's not the popular ideal, it is the wizard's love - the force that upholds life and nurtures it. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#74. Don't allow him/her to have supremacy over you. People like them come and go, so never concede on finding the ideal soul-mate. - Author: Naeem Hartley
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#75. Home Economics stands for the ideal home life for today unhampered by the traditions of the past and the utilization of all the resources of modern science to improve home life. - Author: Ellen Swallow Richards
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#76. Even if it's not your ideal life, you can always choose it. No matter what your life is, choosing it changes everything. - Author: Andre Agassi
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#77. The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
- Aristotle - Author: Aristotle.
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#78. The only fruitful promise of which the life of any individual or any nation can be possessed, is a promise determined by an ideal. - Author: Herbert Croly
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#79. He is not an ideal husband. I am his wife. - Author: Ljupka Cvetanova
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#80. For millions of Christians, nevertheless, God is no more real than He is to the non-Christian. They go through life trying to love an ideal and be loyal to a mere principle. - Author: Aiden Wilson Tozer
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#81. Each dream finds at last its form; there is a drink for every thirst, and love for every heart. And there is no better way to spend your life than in the unceasing preoccupation of an idea
of an ideal. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#82. A man's subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#83. The Olympic Movement gives the world an ideal which reckons with the reality of life, and includes a possibility to guide this reality toward the great Olympic Idea. - Author: Pierre De Coubertin
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#84. No art can conquer the people alone-the people are conquered by an ideal of life upheld by authority. - Author: William Butler Yeats
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#85. Religions are the exponents of the highest comprehension of life ... within a given age in a given society ... a basis for evaluating human sentiments. If feelings bring people nearer to the religion's ideal ... they are good; if these estrange them from it, and oppose it, they are bad. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#86. For me a work of art must be an elevated interpretation of nature. The search for the ideal has been the purpose of my life. In landscape or seascape, I love above all the poetic motif. - Author: William-Adolphe Bouguereau
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#87. My dad's one true quest in life was for the Platonic ideal of peanut butter. And I remember one day he announced, with a look of utter transfiguration on his face, that he had found paradise on Earth in a jar with a yellow cap. And it was called Red Wing. - Author: Christopher Buckley
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#88. The melody of her life is played just as it was written. Mary was thought, conceived, and planned as the equal sign between ideal and history, thought and reality, hope and realization. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#89. The 'absurdities' of life can either turn you into a 'philosopher' or a 'humorist'..
Both 'opposing' poles of the same scale, a matter of understanding..
Ideal, if we can slide down the scale this way and that...
Read somewhere..Philosophers get heard, Humorists get paid.. - Author: Abha Maryada Banerjee
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#90. Life is real, not ideal. - Author: Heather Muzik
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#91. I guess we're all guilty at some point of failing to appreciate the small things, because when we use a broad brush to paint our exemplary lives, we splatter ourselves with ignorance. - Author: Danielle Esplin
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#92. The relation of landlord and tenant is not an ideal one, but any relations in a social order will endure if there is infused into them some of that spirit of human sympathy which qualifies life for immortality. - Author: George William Russell
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#93. He was simply an early lover of humanity, and that he adopted the monastic life was simply because at that time it struck him, so to say, as the ideal escape for his soul struggling from the darkness of worldly wickedness to the light of love. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#94. If you have not even a little imagination, you are simply a brute. So you must not lower your ideal, neither are you to lose sight of practicality. We must avoid the two extremes ... You must try to combine in your life immense idealism with immense practicality. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#95. Poetry is my understanding with the world, my intimacy with things, my participation in what is real, my engagement with voices and images. This is why a poem speaks not of ideal life but of actual life: the angle of a window; the reverberation of streets, cities, rooms; shadows along a wall. - Author: Sophia De Mello Breyner Andresen
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#96. All of life is relationship. We relate to people, things, and ideas, and our actions reflect the tone and substance of each relationship. How we relate to money, to the ideal of love, to nature, to our concept of death, and to our spouse reveals, in the moment, the truth of ourselves. - Author: John McAfee
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#97. The grandest thing has been the lifting up of the gates and the opening of the doors to the women of America, giving liberty to twenty-seven million women, thus opening to them a new and larger life and a higher ideal. - Author: Olympia Brown
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#98. The select natures who pant after the ideal, and find nothing in pantaloons or petticoats great enough to command their reverence and love, are curiously in unison with the narrowest and pettiest. - Author: George Eliot
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#99. Probably no one alive hasn't at one time or another brooded over the possibility of going back to an earlier, ideal age in his existence and living a different kind of life. - Author: Hal Boyle
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#100. Man is eminently a storyteller. His search for a purpose, a cause, an ideal, a mission and the like is largely a search for a plot and a pattern in the development of his life story - a story that is basically without meaning or pattern. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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